What You Need To Know

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Accommodations for College

As you prepare to attend college, you may need to ask for special permissions, services or changes from your school to help maintain your health.

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    Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Many scholarships and financial aid options are available for students with cystic fibrosis who want to pursue higher education.

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    10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College

    Looking back at my freshman year, I realize that putting college before my CF wasn’t the first thing I had all wrong.

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    CF and College: The Secret to Getting it All Done

    Learn how one college junior went from struggling with CF at school to managing it with flying colors.

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    8 Ways to Guard Against Germs in Everyday Life

    Germs are everywhere, but there are things you can do to reduce your risk of getting sick. These eight tips are intended to keep you informed so you can make the best decisions for yourself.

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    5 Things Every College Freshman With CF Must Do

    Growing up, I never had any doubts that I would one day go off to college and pursue a career, despite having cystic fibrosis. But when the time came to prepare to attend Marquette University and live on my own in Milwaukee, I knew I would need a plan in order to make my transition to college life as smooth as possible.

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    No One Thought Less of Me for Having CF

    Since everyone in my graduating high school class knew each other by name, I’m guessing that everyone knew that I had CF. But it was never discussed. Rarely did anyone bring it up to me or ask me any questions, and that was just the way I wanted it.

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    Full Disclosure

    There comes a time when all cystic fibrosis patients must come out of the closet.

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